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Today's News

  • Ludwig receives finalist award for book

    LOS ANGELES - USABookNews. com, an online magazine and review Web site for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the winners and finalists of the National Best Books 2009 Awards.

    More than 500 winners and finalists were announced in over 140 categories covering print and audio books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2009 and late 2008.

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  • Tennis team on Fox 7 quiz show

    EVANSVILLE - The Tell City tennis team will compete against the Mater Dei journalism team Friday during a morning quiz show on Fox 7 News.

    The first round will be broadcasted around 6:40 a.m. with the second round occurring later in the show. Members of the team are Nathan Ramsey, Patrick Hagedorn, Trent Wheatley, Greg Hollinden, Mike Richmer, Chris Kohnert, Jacob Miller and Anajan Kashyab. Only four members of the team will be allowed to compete while the others watch and offer their support in the audience.

  • Auditor reminds residents of property-tax deductions

    TELL CITY — County Auditor Connie A. Berger would like to remind taxpayers to file for property tax deductions and exemptions.  The one-time filing of deductions or exemptions is still in effect unless your status has changed.  Any deductions filed by Dec. 31 of this year will be applied to taxes payable in 2010.    Following is an explanation of what may qualify taxpayers as having a change in status.

    Mortgage Deduction

  • Safety Day draws 19 for ATV training
  • Holiday Helpers ready for season

    Is your youth group, organization, business or family already thinking about helping others this Christmas season? Well, you aren't alone. The Holiday Helpers United are already working on helping those in need this Christmas, and we need your help, too.

  • Health-care bill will help residents, businesses

    I have consistently reiterated the need for, and my support of, health care reform throughout my congressional tenure.  And our great nation has been debating how to responsibly reform our health-care system for decades.  

    On Saturday, we took a definitive step forward in advancing this crucial cause by passing the Affordable Health Care for America Act.  

  • ‘Nunsense 2' opens today

    TELL CITY - The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. will lift the curtain on its ninth theater production, "Nunsense 2: The Second Coming," today in Fellowship Hall at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

    Four shows are planned, beginning with this evening's 8 p.m. event. Shows Friday and Saturday evening begin at 6:30 p.m. and include dinner.

    A final production is set for 2 p.m. Sunday.

  • PC girls team hopes to go one step further

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls basketball team made it to the championship game of their Class 2A sectional with no seniors last year. So obviously winning the sectional is a legitimate goal this year.

    Though the Commodores again will have no one taller than 5-foot-7 in their starting lineup, “we’re pretty quick,” said Coach Bill Dickerson. “We should be just as quick as 90 percent of the teams we’ll face. Heritage Hills is probably a little quicker than us, and Crawford County is close.

  • Ball-handling key for Cannelton girls team

    CANNELTON—New Cannelton girls basketball coach Mike Garrett hopes that more experience and depth at guard will help the Bulldogs handle pressure defenses better this year.

    The Bulldogs started two freshmen at guards last year and have had some problems facing presses at times.

    But Garrett said their ball-handling “has been pretty good over the summer. They’re starting to relax a little bit and slow down instead of being in a hurry to get rid of the ball.”